Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched PM’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment or Poshan Abhiyaan 2021 aiming to make India malnutrition-free by 2022. Central govt flagship PM Modi Poshan Abhiyaan 2021 will cover all states, districts, and towns. People can now check PM Poshan Abhiyan List of Activities and Themes online at poshanabhiyaan.gov.in. The tagline of this PM Poshan Campaign is Sahi Poshan Desh Roshan. This program aims to provide adequate nutrition to infants, pregnant ladies, and lactating mothers.
Poshan Maah is launched to identify SAM children across all districts and provide them care and nutrition in a targeted manner. Poshan Abhiyaan is India’s flagship program to improve nutritional outcomes for children, adolescents, pregnant women, and lactating mothers. This is done by leveraging technology, a targeted approach, and convergence. The central govt. wants to associate a large number of people with Poshan Abhiyaan to turn it into a mass campaign (Jan Andolan).
POSHAN Abhiyaan scheme was launched on 8th March 2018 with an overall budget of Rs 9046 crore for 3 years. Over 10 crore people to be benefitted from the scheme extended up to 31st March 2021.
PM Modi Poshan Abhiyaan 2021 Activities List Online
The official website for PM Modi Poshan Abhiyaan is poshanabhiyaan.gov.in. Poshan Abhiyan aspires to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, low birth weight, and anemia. Here is the complete list of activities to be performed in Poshan Abhiyaan:-
- Anemia Camp
- Area Level Federation (ALF) Meetings
- CBE – Community-Based Events (ICDS)
- Community Radio Activities
- Cooperative / Federation
- Cycle Rally
- DAY-NRLM SHG Meet
- Defeat Diarrhoea Campaign (D2)
- Farmer Club Meeting
- Haat Bazaar Activities
- Harvest Festival
- Home Visits
- Local Leader Meeting
- Nukkad Natak / Folk Shows
- Panchayat Meeting
- Poshan Mela
- Poshan Rally
- Poshan Walk
- Poshan Workshop / Seminar
- Prabhat Feree
- Providing Water to the Toilets
- Safe Drinking Water in Anganwadi Centers
- Safe Drinking Water in Schools
- School-Based Activities
- Self Helping Groups (SHG) Meetings
- Youth Group Meeting
Poshan Abhiyaan 2021 Themes
Here is the complete list of themes for Poshan Abhiyaan 2021:-
- Adolescent Ed, Diet, Age of Marriage
- Antenatal Checkup
- Compl. Feeding
- Food Fortification and Micronutrients
- Growth Monitoring
- Hygiene, Water, Sanitation
- Poshan (Overall Nutrition)
Poshan Maah / Poshan Month
पोषण माह का प्राथमिक उद्देश्य पोषण के महत्व के बारे में जागरूकता फैलाना और परिवारों द्वारा आसानी से अपने बच्चों और गर्भवती या स्तनपान कराने वाली माताओं के लिए पोषण के पूरक के लिए सरकारी सेवाओं तक पहुँचने में सहायता करना है। देश से कुपोषण को मिटाने के लिए राष्ट्रीय पोषण माह का आयोजन किया जा रहा है, आइये हम सब मिलकर इस अभियान को आगे बढ़ाते हुए इसे सफल बनाएं। Poshan Maah starts on 7th September every year. PM urges people to undertake efforts to reach out to people across the length and breadth of India and spread awareness on eradicating malnutrition. This will help our Nari Shakti and Yuva Shakti.
Let’s celebrate #PoshanMaah by promoting our regional foods. Together, as a nation, let us go #Local4Poshan & pledge to initiate every measure to improve the nutritional status of our children & mothers. Share your recipes on the MyGov link: https://innovate.mygov.in/poshanrecipe. Poshan Abhiyan strives to highlight the role of quality nutrition in building a prosperous nation.
Bhartiya Poshan Krish Kosh
Your contribution to Bharatiya Poshan Krish Kosh will not only help GOI populate the database with some well-known/lots of lesser-known Indian dishes. This will also give a variety of nutritious food options which are local in nature. There is a strong relation between Nation and Nutrition. Proper nutrition is vital to building a prosperous nation. PM Modi said that “September is being celebrated as Nutrition Month. Come, let’s all make nutrition a movement.”
Important Links on Poshan Abhiyaan
WCD Department Poshan Abhiyaan website – https://wcd.nic.in/schemes/poshan-abhiyaan
ICDS WCD Poshan Abhiyaan portal – https://icds-wcd.nic.in/nnm/home.htm
Complete info on Poshan Abhiyan can be checked using the link – https://www.india.gov.in/spotlight/poshan-abhiyaan-pms-overarching-scheme-holistic-nourishment
Poshan Abhiyaan by Gujarat Govt.
CM Vijay Rupani has launched state-wide “Poshan Abhiyaan” in Gujarat, a central government scheme aimed at making India malnutrition-free. The 2-year nutrition campaign will cover all cities, towns, and villages. Gujarat govt. launched Poshan Scheme on 23 January last year to make a leader in human development. Rupani announced cash rewards of Rs. 12,000 for Anganwadi, ASHA, and ANM workers, who do their best to eradicate malnutrition in the upcoming year.
Organization of Community-based Events (CBEs) by Anganwadi centers to strengthen community engagement, empower beneficiaries, and increase the social accountability of ICDS. Check details of Poshan Abhiyaan at the official website at poshanabhiyaan.gov.in
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